Increasing cloudiness and cool today! Some snow Monday morning changing to rain in the afternoon! Dry and milder on Tuesday followed by more rain on Wednesday!


Good morning!

Skies across the area are partly cloudy and temperatures are seasonably cool ranging from the low 30s in Clifton down to 20 at Walpack, winds are from the north around 10 mph.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MARCH 22ND:

AVERAGE HIGH: 50 AVERAGE LOW: 34

RECORD HIGH: 78 – 2012 RECORD LOW: 11 – 1988

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 66 (recorded just after midnight) LOW: 39 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A strong high pressure will be moving off the New England coast today producing an onshore flow of cool air. The day will start off mostly sunny but we should see an increase in clouds this afternoon and become cloudy by this evening.

A low pressure area will be moving just south of us on Monday, snow from this system will begin in the morning and change to rain in the afternoon, accumulations of less than an inch is expected in the Clifton area, but a few inches can be expected over the higher terrains of northwest New Jersey and the Poconos.

High pressure will then briefly move into our area on Tuesday with milder temperatures.

Another low pressure will likely give our area more rain on Wednesday.

Unsettled weather is expected later this week into the beginning of the weekend, with a chance showers on Friday, temperatures will be seasonably mild.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAR 22 – Sunny this morning then increasing clouds, cool with highs in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow mainly after 5 a.m., low in the low 30s.

MONDAY – MAR 23 – Cloudy with snow likely in the morning changing to rain in the afternoon, high in the mid 40s, snow accumulations of a dusting to one inch.

TUESDAY – MAR 24 – Mostly sunny and milder, high in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY – MAR 25 – Mostly cloudy with rain likely, high in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY – MAR 26 – Partly sunny, high near 60.

FRIDAY – MAR 27 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the low 60s.

SATURDAY – MAR 28 – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory will be in effect from noon today until 6 p.m. Monday evening for easterly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 4-7 feet.

OUTLOOK – Advisories expected to continue Monday night; small craft advisories likely Tuesday through Thursday!

Have a nice day and hopefully stay well!

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